Aesop's Fables "The Eagle and the Daw". "Those who, out of vanity, attempt more than they can perform are certain to bring ridicule upon themselves". A fine quality silver plated Elkington table centrepiece from their Aesop's Fables series.
A superb piece with beautifully detailed. Fruiting vines, large ram, jackdaw and lamb on rocky base and standing on 3 "blackberry fruit" feet. Size is 23cms height (excluding bowl).
Weight is approx 1.25kgs (excluding bowl). Diameter of bowl is 20.5cms.
Fully marked to the base (as shown). Also there are more marks to the side of the base. There has been a small repair to the stem of one of the vines but it is professionally done. Please note I have only used a polishing cloth to clean so this would sparkle brightly if done more thoroughly. A rare and beautiful piece.Will be posted out double boxed by tracked courier to UK or Overseas (USA/Europe). The item "RARE Silver Plated Elkington Aesop's Fables Eagle and the Daw Centrepiece c1863" is in sale since Tuesday, May 7, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts". The seller is "sterling1952" and is located in Telford. This item can be shipped to all countries in Europe, United States.